| Oct 12, 2010
| 1:44 PM
Steve Shaw took his Christopher Newport men's soccer team to San Antonio earlier this month. The Captains defeated two quality foes and toured sights such as the Alamo and Natural Bridge Caverns.
"We always take trips to see very good teams that are in...
| Mar 17, 2010
The orneriest of drill sergeants couldn't concoct an obstacle course this menacing.
College basketball's leading scorer, two former No. 1 teams and the nation's best-shooting squad. Not to mention the season's most notorious band of thieves.
| Mar 20, 2010
Scandal and college sports have been linked from the start. Academic fraud, point shaving, cash-stuffed envelopes.
But nothing compared to Baylor basketball. Nothing was this tragic, despicable and outrageous.
The program was broke — ethically,...
| Mar 21, 2010
Keyon Carter repeated the mantra four times.
"We'll be back."
Given Old Dominion's valiant exit from the NCAA basketball tournament Saturday, can you doubt the Monarchs' sixth man? Can you doubt that a program with just one senior starter is capable...
| Apr 18, 2010
Terri Williams-Flournoy liked her 2008-09 Georgetown women's basketball team. But she disliked, sometimes intensely, the Hoyas' style of play.
Too slow, too half-court, too darn dull.
As head coach, Williams-Flournoy knew she was the primary culprit....
| May 2, 2010
When Christopher Newport athletic director Bev Vaughan decided to retire in the summer of 1987, he summoned two of the Captains' best coaches to his office.
C.J. Woollum guided the men's basketball and golf teams, Vince Brown the track squads, and...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 4:04 PM
Strolling down Broad Street on Tuesday, Joey Rodriguez was startled when a man stopped his car in traffic, hopped out with a camera and asked Rodriguez to pose for a photo.
This shortly after Rodriguez received a standing ovation from his VCU...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Last season was a landmark for the University of Richmond's basketball program. The Spiders matched the school record for wins, cracked the national polls for the first time in a generation and earned their highest NCAA tournament seed.
Two hours in...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 2:18 PM
By any measure, this season ranks among the best in Old Dominion's three-plus decades of Division I basketball.
But it wasn't quite good enough.
Such are the program's lofty standards under coach Blaine Taylor. Such were the reasonable goals for a...
| Mar 27, 2011
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The three-pointer by Derrick Williams that would have ended this jubilant, most improbable UConn season bounced off the rim. Kyle Fogg kept the rebound alive and the three-pointer by Jamelle Horne that would have ended this...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 5:22 PM
The parallels were clear Selection Sunday. Two weeks later, they're downright spooky.
VCU 2011, George Mason 2006.
Colonial Athletic Association teams receive controversial bids to the NCAA basketball tournament after losing in the conference clambake...
| Mar 25, 2011
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Kemba Walker blinked. College basketball's omniscient guard, the god who sees all, knows all, does all, blinked.
Walker turned the ball over under his basket with 3:09 remaining Thursday night. D.J. Gay hit a three to cut the...